Advisory Boards

Morris County Board of Transportation

The Morris County Board of Transportation was created in 1961 by the Board of Chosen Freeholders. Their mission is to advise the Freeholders and to work with local, regional, state, and federal agencies to preserve and improve passenger and freight transportation services and facilities in Morris County for residents, businesses, and visitors. The Freeholder appointed nine member board consists of seven citizen members from throughout Morris County, two Freeholder liaisons, and two citizen alternate members.

Morris County Freight Railroad Advisory Committee

The Morris County Freight Rail Advisory Committee was officially formed through resolution by the Board of Chosen Freeholders on October 14, 2009. The committee was put in place to monitor the activities and plan for the future of the county-owned freight rail lines. The nine member committee appointed by the Board of Chosen Freeholders will consist of two Freeholders, one representative from the Morris County Board of Transportation, three municipal representatives, one representative from the railroad that operates the county-owned rail lines, and two representatives from companies that utilize or may utilize freight services along these lines.

Morris County Airport Advisory Committee

The Morris County Airport Advisory Committee held its first meeting on July 16, 2003. The committee was initially established to address noise issues associated with Morristown Municipal Airport and to improve community relations with the airport’s surrounding communities. Today, the committee continues to focus on noise issues while also working to improve airport functionality and illustrating the economic benefits to Morris County that are generated by Morristown Municipal Airport as well as Lincoln Park Airport.